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Reports on the fishes, reptiles and birds of Massachusetts (1839)



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Author: Massachusetts. Zoological and Botanical Survey; Emerson, George B. (George Barrell), 1797-1881; Storer, David Humphreys, 1804-1891; Peabody, William Bourn Oliver, 1799-1847; Wyman, Jeffries, 1814-1874, ill; Dwight, Jonathan, 1858-1929, former owner. DSI; Tucker, Marcia Brady, former owner. DSI; Girard, Charles, 1822-1895, former owner. DSI; Gill, Theodore, 1837-1914, former owner. DSI; Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878, former owner. DSI; Clark, Austin Hobart, 1880-1954, former owner. DSI; T. Moore's Lithography, lithographer; Middlebury College, former owner. DSI
Subject: Fishes; Reptiles; Birds; Zoology
Publisher: Boston : Dutton and Wentworth, State Printers
Language: English
Call number: 39088013488606
Digitizing sponsor: Biodiversity Heritage Library
Book contributor: Smithsonian Institution Libraries
Collection: biodiversity; americana
Notes: Cullman Library %u2013 plate III had image/text run slightly into the gutter

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The introduction is signed G.B.E. [i.e. Geo. B. Emerson, chairman of the commissioners] on p. xii

The plates are illustrated by J. Wyman, M.D., and lithographed by T. Moore's Lithography

Includes bibliographical references and index

Reports on the ichthyology and herpetology of Massachusetts / by D. Humphreys Storer -- A report on the ornithology of Massachusetts / by William B.O. Peabody

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SCNHRB has six copies

SCNHRB c. 1 (39088013488606) has bookplate of Jonathan Dwight, Jr.; with pencilled provenance markings from the Marcia Brady Tucker collection

SCNHRB c. 1 has modern blue cloth binding with gilt-tooled spine; the original printed paper wrappers bound-in; uncut

SCNHRB c. 2 (39088013488648) inscribed on front free endpaper: Library of Middlebury College no. 3341

SCNHRB c. 2 inscribed in ink at head of t.p.: From the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

SCNHRB c. 2 stamped on t.p.: Reptiles & Amphibians U.S. National Museum [and] Smithsonian Libraries Apr 06 1988

SCNHRB c. 2 bound in marbled paper boards and linen-backed spine, with original front printed wrapper pasted to front; uncut, some unopened leaves

SCNHRB c. 3 (39088013488689) has occasional pencilled ms. notes

SCNHRB c. 3 has blind-embossed stamp on t.p.: Smithsonian Institution National Museum [ms. acc. no.] 173463

SCNHRB c. 3 half bound in sheepskin and marbled paper boards, marbled edges and endpapers; housed in an archival cardboard box

SCNHRB c. 4 (39088013488721) inscribed in ink at head of t.p.: Girard

SCNHRB c. 4 stamped on t.p.: Library, U.S. National Museum Smithsonian Museum Feb 8 1882 [ms. acc. no.] 124261

SCNHRB c. 4 half bound in sheepskin and marbled paper boards, sprinkled edges; housed in an archival cardboard box

SCNHRB c. 5 (39088013488762) inscribed in ink on original front wrapper: Theo. Gill

SCNHRB c. 5 inscribed in ink on original front wrapper: Received June 12th 1843 [and, in different ink] given by Prof. Henry Nov 3. 1842

SCNHRB c. 5 bound in maroon library buckram, title in gilt on spine, original printed paper wrappers bound-in

SCNHRB c. 6 (39088013488804) imperfect: lacking p. [203]-404 and pl. IV

SCNHRB c. 6 has tipped-in label: Presented by the Boston Society of Natural History

SCNHRB c. 6 inscribed in ink at head of t.p.: Austin H. Clark

SCNHRB c. 6 has stamped on t.p.: Division of Fishes, U.S. National Museum; Smithsonian Libraries Jan 19 1983; [and] Smithsonian Institution National Museum [with ink acc. no. crossed out]. Stamped on p. [3], 2nd paging group: Smithsonian Institution National Museum [ms. acc. no.] 248301

SCNHRB c. 6 bound in brown library buckram, title in gilt on spine, marbled edges and endpapers


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